Soc. St. Ch. 17 Set 1

  1. A Southern actor, shot and killed Abraham Lincoln April 14 1865, killed by Union soldiers shortly after
    John Wilkes Booth
  2. The process of rebuilding the South after the Civil War
  3. Majority of white males had to swear loyalty to the Union, only those who swore that they had never taken up arms could vote for delegates at the constitutional convention, former Confederates couldn't hold office, states had to ban slavery
    Wade-Davis Plan
  4. Reconstruction Plan offered by Lincoln, if 10% of voters took an oath of loyalty to the Union that state could form a new government and adopt a new constitution
    Ten Percent Plan
  5. Members of Congress who felt that the South needed to make great change in order to be readmitted into the Union
    Radical Republicans
  6. Democratic senator from Tennessee, only Southern senator to support Union during the Civil War, was vice-president when Lincoln was killed
    Andrew Johnson
  7. Was elected 18th President of the United States (1869-1877) after Andrew Johnson
    Ulysses S. Grant
  8. Laws passed in the southern states during Reconstruction that greatly limited the freedom and rights of African-Americans
    Black codes
  9. To accuse government officials of misconduct in office
  10. Required the president to obtain Senate approval to remove any official whose appointment had also required Senate approval, President Andrew Johnson violated the law by firing Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, led to Johnson's impeachment
    Tenure of Office Act
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Soc. St. Ch. 17 Set 1
Ch. 17 Set 1